2020 National Convention

Date:  Wednesday, May 27 - Sunday, May, 31, 2020 

Location:  Columbus State University, 4225 University Ave, Columbus, GA 31907

Host:  Columbus State University, Mu Omicron Chapter

Registration Fee:  $350.00

*This registration fee includes meals and lodging.  Meals include dinner Wednesday, breakfast/lunch/dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Lodging is for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights only.  

If you are local and will not be utilizing the university accommodations, the registration fee is $100.00. 

Accommodations: 

All students will stay at Clearview Hall, 58 Clearview Circle, Columbus, GA 31907, unless you are local and plan to attend only one day for the presentations or you have special permission from the executive committee to stay at a different location. Faculty chapter advisors are welcome to stay at Clearview Hall or the hotel.  The executive committee, district directors, and faculty chapter advisors or faculty research advisors are welcome to stay at the Double Tree Hotel, Columbus, GA 31907.

Airport information: 

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is 1 1/2 hours from Columbus State University, Columbus, GA. 

Groome Shuttle Service can transport to the Groome location in Columbus, GA.  Columbus State University can pick up at the Groome location in Columbus, GA. Columbus Airport (CSG) is serviced by Delta Airline service.  If you indicate your arrival time, Columbus State University shuttle can take you to the campus.  If you do not indicate your arrival time, you will be responsible for your transportation from the airport to Columbus State University.

Field Trip Information: 

Convention attendees can choose between a variety of field trips.  Please click below for specific information and to register and select the field trips you want to participate in, space is limited so sign up early!  Field trips include zip-lining, whitewater rafting, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Center, Callaway Gardens, and Coca-Cola Space Science Center.

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Instructions for Submitting Abstracts 

Click the button for instructions for submitting your abstracts for oral and poster presentations. 

 

Oral presentations have a time limit of 12 minutes for presenting followed by 2 minutes for questions, with a maximum of 15 minutes allowed per presenter.  

 

Posters cannot be larger than 4ft x 4ft. 

The deadline to submit abstracts to be included in the printed program is TBD.

Instructions for Submitting Chapter History E-Books

If your chapter is submitting a Chapter History E-Book for consideration for the Chapter History E-Book (digital scrapbook) Award, please click the button to upload your file.  You will be taken to a secure Dropbox link and upload your file accordingly.  

Please include your chapter's Greek name, name of your school, and region/district in the file name.  

The deadline to submit Chapter E-Books is TBD.

Forms for National Convention

The following are forms to be completed for National Convention.

Schedule of Events

The following is a concise schedule of events for the National Convention. 

For a more detailed listing of the schedule, including sessions times and locations, please download the PDF of the schedule from the button above.

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